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Painting Art Teacher

Posted 2014-01-22
At a Glance –

Keene Senior Center
70 Court St.
Keene, New Hampshire

Job Type:
Internship (Part-Time)

Interns and Volunteer opportunites

Job Description

The volunteer/intern Painting Art Teacher is responsible learning about the work of the Keene Senior Center, focusing on teaching senior basics of a painting (select your own medium) and by assisting staff in their responsibilities. Intern responsibilities include teaching a painting using a medium that you are comfortable with. Assisting with a variety of other tasks, as needed. The goal is to provide adult senior students with quality art lessons that will be free to them.

This position is a part-time, volunteer, unpaid internship. Office hours are scheduled; however intern hours are flexible and scheduled to maximize interns ability to meet the needs of the agency, the interns scholastic responsibilities and to provide the highest quality of service delivery at the Keene Senior Center.

Hours: Part-Time
Type: Internship


Pegg Monahan
603 352 5037

Company Description

Since 1957, Keene Senior Center has existed as an affordable gathering place providing an array of services for MR seniors. Senior Center goals are that elders should be healthy, independent, and engaged. The indicators of their success are their own perception of fitness, social interaction, educational opportunities and access to financial information.
Programming at the Keene Senior Center is determined by member needs and suggestions. The following are a breakdown of activities by indicators: Fitness (yoga, tai chi, qigong, nutrition, gym, health education); Social interaction (cards, games, crafts, singing groups, ping pong, parties, meals, travel); Financial information (community fairs, Medicare info, tax preparation , senior housing and access to financial help; Education groups(computers, writing, book clubs, special topics ). Most popular are fitness and social programs.
In 2013, there were 373 members, a 53% increase since 2012. Average age is 85. Last year, a typical member participated in 99 events. Overall, there was twice as much activity during 2nd half of 2013. Since June, with a new administration there is an encouragement of membership-centered management. Along with the membership-driven programming, the board and the paid staff (2) has encouraged stronger volunteer management. Volunteers are running the front-office, the thrift shop and activity centers.

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